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Video Short: Hunting Meteorites

In this video clip, join Neil deGrasse Tyson on a trip to the Mojave Desert with meteorite hunter Rob Matson.
Publish Date: Topic: Space + FlightSpace & FlightBrand: NOVA ScienceNOWNOVA ScienceNOW

Fortunately, asteroids as huge as the one thought to have knocked out the dinosaurs don't hit Earth every day. But a surprising number of smaller rocks do. In this video clip, meteorite hunter Rob Matson invites NOVA scienceNOW host Neil deGrasse Tyson to the Mojave Desert to see for himself.

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